Founded in 1979, The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at PolyU is ranked among top hotel and tourism schools in the world. The School of Hotel Tourism and Management (SHTM) sets itself apart from other hospitality and tourism educational institutions by consistently earning a high standing in the upper echelons of international rankings.
In 2020, for the fourth year in a row, the SHTM is ranked No. 1 in the world in the "Hospitality and Tourism Management" category according to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM), established in 1995, is a public institution of higher education in Macao that offers degree programmes and professional training in tourism and hospitality, and is under the supervision of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Government of Macao Special Administrative Region.
IFTM offers degree and professional programmes in a wide range of tourism-related disciplines such as hospitality, tourism business, heritage, events, retail and marketing, leisure and entertainment, sports and recreation, creative and cultural studies, and culinary arts.
Sun Yat-sen University, founded by Dr. Sun Yat-sen and with an educational tradition spanning over 100 years, is a preeminent research, academic and cultural center and the premier location for talent development in South China.
Under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, and strongly supported by both the Ministry and Guangdong Province, Sun Yat-sen University has developed into a modern comprehensive university that enjoys a reputation as a top-tier university nationally and a renowned university internationally.